Merrimack News

Hobby on track: Model trains his heritage

What started as a Christmas wish fulfilled at age 10 in 1952 has evolved into a cherished hobby for model railroad enthusiast George Kenson, of Merrimack. His dad gave him a model train that year and it came with some track. “He worked for the Department of the Navy, so he didn’t make ...

Interfaith Women of NH presents Human Trafficking

HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT” with the NH Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force on April 29, 2019 at St. Catherine of Siena School Auditorium, Manchester. Jasmine Grace, keynote speaker, is a trafficking survivor from New England formerly trafficked in NH. “I am Someone’s Daughter: ...

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Program is the nation’s largest driver refresher course designed specifically for drivers who want to refresh their skills, review laws and rules of the road, learn about new vehicle technologies, and learn the latest driver safety strategies. This is a 6 hour ...

Milford Garden Club Plant Sale

Looking for a huge selection of locally grown plants? Come to the Milford Garden Club Plant Sale on Sat. May 18, 8:30am -1:00pm at the Community House Lawn on the corner of Union and Elm Streets. With the help of knowledgeable club members and master gardeners, choose from a wide variety of ...

The Bedford PTG Color Blast Fun Run/Walk event returns

Join us at the Bedford High School Campus on Sunday, June 2, 2019, 9:30AM, and be prepared to dance, twirl, skip, walk or stroll through color stations along the 2 mile route. Visit bedfordptg.org for more details on the fun run and to register for the big event! Like us on Facebook Bedford ...

The 2019 National Dowsing Convention & Metaphysical Expo

June 26-30, 2019 at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH The Ancient art of dowsing has been practiced throughout millennia, although the names used to identify it may have changed in different cultures and eras, the techniques have not.  Many passages in the Bible allude to dowsing, ...

NATIVE AMERICANS OF MERRIMACK – THEIR CHIEF PASSACONAWAY

During the 1500’s, the Native peoples of our area were decimated by diseases brought by the fishermen coming ashore for fresh water and meat. Something as simple as the measles or common cold were fatal to a people never exposed to these illnesses from Europe. About 90% of the Native ...

Champs win Fire Muster – Four schools compete

Cake and ice cream awaited Fire Muster participants from four Merrimack elementary schools who proved to be high-caliber competition. Those engaging in a rigorous trio of challenges undertook the tasks at Fire Muster, a tradition of around 18 years that annually is hosted by members of ...

Karate academy hosting open house Saturday

Neil Stone’s Karate Academy will host an open house at its new location in Hollis from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Stone has has more than 25 years of teaching experience in karate.Event attendees will be able to tour the academy, enter a drawing to win a gift basket and watch a ...

Founding Fathers Presentation

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC through a grant from the NH Humanities Council’s Humanities   to Go!, speakers bureau.  Learn more at NHHumanities.org. The Merrimack Historical Society will host “Founding Fathers--What Were You Thinking?” presented by Richard Hesse on Tuesday, April 16, ...

The Merrimack Village District Flushing

The Merrimack Village District will be flushing mainlines and hydrants in the following areas beginning Monday, April 15, 2019 through Friday, April 19, 2019: Daniel Webster Highway - Griffin Street - Railroad Avenue - Smith Road - Hoyt Street - Hillcrest Drive - Caron Street - Island Drive - ...

AARP Smart Driver Course

The AARP Smart Driver Program is the nation’s largest driver refresher course designed specifically for drivers who want to refresh their skills, review laws and rules of the road, learn about new vehicle technologies, and learn the latest driver safety strategies. This is a 6 hour ...

2019 Household Hazardous Waste Season kicks off April 20

As you start your spring cleaning, let the 2019 Household Hazardous Waste Program help you safely empty out your basement, garage, and shed. The first collection of 2019 will be held on Saturday April 20 from 8:00AM to 12:00PM at the Nashua Public Works Garage, 9 Stadium Drive, Nashua. Visit ...

The Bedford PTG Color Blast Fun Run/Walk event returns

Join us at the Bedford High School Campus on Sunday, June 2, 2019, 9:30AM, and be prepared to dance, twirl, skip, walk or stroll through color stations along the 2 mile route. Visit bedfordptg.org for more details on the fun run and to register for the big event! Like us on Facebook Bedford ...

Demolition: Old structure put to good use

The donation of an old home to Merrimack Fire and Rescue preceded the recent demolition of the structure, a house deemed an eyesore by patrons and staff of a next-door business. The demo at 623 Daniel Webster Highway, took place alongside Quality Pre-Loved Furniture & More, 625 Daniel ...

AAUW Southern NH Spring Meeting

The Black Forest Café - Tuesday, April 9 Guest Speaker Mike McKnight - STEAM Coordinator, Souhegan Valley Boys and Girls Club  The Southern New Hampshire Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) will hold their Spring Meeting at The Black Forest Cafe, 212 Route 101, ...

Founding Fathers Presentation

FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC through a grant from the NH Humanities Council’s Humanities   to Go!, speakers bureau.  Learn more at NHHumanities.org. The Merrimack Historical Society will host “Founding Fathers--What Were You Thinking?” presented by Richard Hesse on Tuesday, April 16, ...

Vaping Unveiled™: What Everyone Needs to Know

Breathe New Hampshire is offering a free program, Vaping Unveiled, for parents, educators and the community on Thursday, April 11 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. about on e-cigarettes, “Juuling,” and the impact of nicotine addiction on youth. Join us at Breathe NH’s office at 145 Hollis Street, ...

The Upper Room Announces TURRFF Road Race for the Community

The Upper Room is pleased to announce the April 7, 2019 TURRFF 5K, 10K certified road race to support 4 local charities. We are really gearing up for a successful event, filled with music, prizes and fun! This year we are inviting children who have a parent who has participated in the race ...